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dilute

Chem
a. (of a solution, suspension, mixture, etc.) having a low concentration or a concentration that has been reduced by admixture
b. (of a substance) present in solution, esp a weak solution in water
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dilute

[dī′lüt]
(chemistry)
To make less concentrated.
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